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Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 at 8:38 PM
Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research Hosts Event

Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research Hosts Event

The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research is a group dedicated to finding a cure for the illness, and NBC 5's Alex Maragos has more details on how you can help. Watch »

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 at 8:37 PM
March of Dimes Set to Host 'March for Babies'

March of Dimes Set to Host 'March for Babies'

The annual "March for Babies" is coming up on April 28, and NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter is helping to preview the March of Dimes event. Watch »

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 at 5:59 PM
Local Program Helps Kids With Special Needs Learn to Swim

Local Program Helps Kids With Special Needs Learn to Swim

Learning to swim can be frightening for any child, but it can be especially challenging for children with special needs. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the story of a North Shore swim program that is helping... Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 6:34 PM
'King of the Mitzvahs': Giving Back While Sharing Anti-Violence Message

'King of the Mitzvahs': Giving Back While Sharing Anti-Violence Message

Kareem Wells has been booking Bar and Bat Mitzvah's for three years now. He's also a motivational speaker who shares how he went from a drug-dealing drop out to a successful entrepreneur. Watch »

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 1:48 PM
Chinese American Civic Council of Chicago Hosts Fundraising Events

Chinese American Civic Council of Chicago Hosts Fundraising Events

NBC 5’s Patrick Fazio sits down with Chinese American Civil Council representative Edward Jung to talk about the organizations’ role in the community and how individuals can get involved at upcoming... Watch »

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 11:22 AM
Chicago Gateway Green Aims to Beautify City

Chicago Gateway Green Aims to Beautify City

A local group, the Chicago Gateway Green, aims to help beautify the city of Chicago every year and NBC 5's Alex Maragos has the details on a pair of upcoming events to benefit the organization. Watch »

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 6:34 PM
Passion for Composting Turns Into Business for Local Man

Passion for Composting Turns Into Business for Local Man

Earth Day is Monday, and for one local man, his passion to clean up the Earth has turned into a business. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the story.  Watch »

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 5:50 PM
Dentists Aim to Make Local Kids Smile

Dentists Aim to Make Local Kids Smile

A trio of dentists are making sure that every smile counts, as they make it their mission to help kids who might not have access to dental care. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the story.  Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Wellness House Looks to Expand Its Impact

Wellness House Looks to Expand Its Impact

 For nearly 30 years, Wellness House in Hinsdale has been helping cancer patients and their families, and now the suburban non-profit is expanding to the city! NBC 5's Lauren Petty has the... Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 at 6:50 PM
Local Program Aims to Enrich Community Through Arts

Local Program Aims to Enrich Community Through Arts

 Praize Productions Inc. is a local not-for-profit focused on arts enrichment and enducational and social programming for people of all ages and backgrounds. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the details on... Watch »

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